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February 9, 2016

According to an exclusive report from Sean Ingle of The Guardian, two international tennis umpires have been banned and four others risk being banned as well for manipulating live betting scores in tournaments on the International Tennis Federation’s (ITF) Futures Tour.

February 8, 2016

American Michael Mmoh took down compatriot Bjorn Fratangelo in a three-set thriller that lasted two hours and 54 minutes today at the Memphis Open presented by ServiceMaster. With the win, Mmoh qualifies for his first career ATP main draw event.

February 8, 2016

The United States needed just the first three singles matches of its best-of-five World Group II playoff to move past Poland 3-0 after Venus Williams defeated Poland’s second-highest ranked player, Magda Linette, 6-1, 6-2 on Sunday in Kailua Kona, Hawaii.

February 8, 2016

The Columbia women’s tennis team captured the 2016 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division I Women’s Indoor Tennis Championship on Sunday, knocking off Harvard 4-2 in the final.

February 5, 2016

Most tennis players wish they could practice exclusively with better players despite the zero sum impracticality. This means that we cannot all hit up all the time because if one player is hitting "up," the other is hitting "down." Still, some players are able to overcome this challenge and are sought out by top competitors to be their hitting partners.

February 5, 2016

There are many opposites in tennis. This article applies to the general tennis playing public who hit their groundstrokes after the bounce has peaked and is on the way down.

February 4, 2016

Juan Martin del Potro announced on Wednesday that he will be returning to the ATP World Tour at the Delray Beach Open, which begins on Feb. 15.

February 4, 2016

It’s never easy for one to leave their home nation to start over in a completely foreign land. Having to learn and adapt to a new culture, language, lifestyle, etc. can be a daunting task. So when Peter Gecse came to America from Hungary with his sister Andrea in 1997, he knew it would be tough from the start.

February 3, 2016

World number three Roger Federer underwent successful knee surgery, forcing him to miss tournaments in Rotterdam and Dubai this month, according to a statement posted on his official website Wednesday.

February 3, 2016

It's that time of year when you wish the snow would melt and the skies would clear for some real tennis fun! For the players on the pro tour, that fun is played at the "Happy Slam!" The Aussie Open, played at the end of January for two weeks, serves as a springboard into the new year. Because Australia is in the Southern Hemisphere, they are in their summer season, while the winter months are upon us in the Northern Hemisphere.

February 3, 2016

The Fall/Winter Metro seasons are in full swing. The 40 & Over Women’s and Men’s season are just finishing up, with playoffs coming up.

February 2, 2016

Jamie Loeb of Bronxville, N.Y., who trains out of the John McEnroe Tennis Academy at Sportime Randall’s Island, qualified for the main draw of the Dow Corning Tennis Classic 100K in Midland, Mich. with a 6-1, 6-3 win over fellow American Nadja Gilchrist in the final round of qualifying on Tuesday.

February 2, 2016

Imagine this … you just turned pro. You play a few tournaments, and in your first year, your record is 2-3. Okay, fair enough as you’re just getting into things.

February 1, 2016

The St. John’s women’s tennis team won its second straight match to open up 2016, beating Fairfield 7-0 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Friday afternoon.

February 1, 2016

The New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) men’s tennis team earned the top spot in the East Coast Conference (ECC) preseason poll. The three-time defending conference champions were named the favorite by the poll of the conference’s coaches.

January 31, 2016

Andy Murray entered Sunday's Australian Open final clash with Novak Djokovic hoping that the fourth time would be the charm, but it wasn't to be, as the Serb defeated Murray in the Melbourne final for the fourth time, a straight-set 6-1, 7-5, 7-6(3) triumph.

January 30, 2016

Germany's Angelique Kerber upset world number one and defending champion Serena Williams 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 on Saturday win the Australian Open title, the first Grand Slam championship of her career.

January 29, 2016

Serena was two wins away from history just a few months ago at the U.S. Open. She had a chance at the Calendar Grand Slam and to match Steffi Graf’s Open Era record of 22 Grand Slam titles.

January 29, 2016

The top-seeded women’s duo of Martina Hingis & Sania Mirza continued to dominate the rest of the doubles field, knocking off the seventh-seeded Czech duo of Andrea Hlavackova & Lucie Hradecka 7-6(1), 6-3 to win the Australian Open Women's Doubles Title.

January 29, 2016

For the second year in a row and the fourth time in six years, the Australian Open final will see Novak Djokovic square off against Andy Murray, after Murray came back from two sets to one down against Canada’s Milos Raonic, eventually outlasting him for a 4-6, 7-5, 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-2 victory.

January 28, 2016

We have almost reached the end of 2016’s first Grand Slam, but there is still plenty of tennis left to be played. Novak Djokovic awaits the winner of the other men’s semifinal today between Milos Raonic and Andy Murray, while the women’s doubles duo of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis will try to extend their winning streak to 36 and capture the Australian Open title.

January 28, 2016

World number one and defending champion Novak Djokovic moved past rival and third-seed Roger Federer 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 to reach his fifth Australian Open final in the last seven years.

January 28, 2016

Following its kickoff weekend that saw a number of schools from across the country qualify for the ITA National Team Indoor Championships in February, the Oracle/ITA collegiate rankings have been updated.

January 28, 2016

World number one Serena Williams was dialed in from her opening serve in her semifinal match, and despite a late surge from fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska, the six-time champion rolled to a 6-0, 6-4 victory on Thursday to advance to the finals of the Australian Open.